Jeron Braxton’s “Octane” Animated Short at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival

Competition and consumerism amidst the sensation of psilocybin-saturated chaos

Animator Jeron Braxton‘s work acts as a necessary reminder of the value in short filmmaking. The 24-year-old artist returned to the Sundance Film Festival this year with Octane, a psychedelic aesthetic ride coursing on an undercurrent of societal brutality. The selection follows up his Sundance 2018 Best Animated Short win for Glucose. Braxton owns the short film category, but his visual voice is noted in the music world as well—by way …

Glassy and Glorious, an Iceberg Upturned

Rarely do we have an opportunity to see what filmmaker and photographer Alex Cornell captured on his recent excursion to Antarctica: the underbelly of an iceberg, pointing to the sky. Cornell—while exploring the glacial bay Cierva Cove—caught sight of an upturned iceberg. Its surface was glasslike, rather than snow-covered, and water was pouring through it, something he mentions was like observing an ant colony. Head …

Kelsey + Rémy Bennett’s “Under Her Skin” Video Series

Premiering the latest magical mini-documentary, this time featuring artist Hein Koh

By Ida Therén Kelsey and Rémy Bennett are New York-based sisters and creative collaborators. They work as a team to curate exhibitions, direct films and even produce branded events. Together, they’re co-producing and directing a web series that profiles female artists from ages 17 to 71, highlighting their extraordinary stories within 6 mini-documentaries. Altogether, it’s called “Under Her Skin,” and it’s made in collaboration with …